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XmlDictionaryReader.ReadElementContentAsDateTime Method

Converts an element's content to a DateTime.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Runtime.Serialization (in System.Runtime.Serialization.dll)

public override function ReadElementContentAsDateTime() : DateTime

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
The node's content represented as a DateTime.


The element is not in valid format.


The element is not in valid format.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0